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  1. Food heroes serve up a lesson in survival

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... grandfather, has grown into the largest catering company in Hong Kong, operating 543 outlets and serving more than 540,000 people every day. It offers a variety of food and beverage services, from ... and Oliver's Super Sandwiches brands. It serves 300,000 customers in Hong Kong, and its US and mainland chains are also growing rapidly. Both Wu and Chan thrive in the food industry, but they could ...

  2. Mud dumped on green belt, but is it waste?

    Posted Dec 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 20,000 square metres of private farm plots. The Environmental Protection Department said it would not intervene in the dumping case because it found no evidence of construction waste dumping. Officials said they were unsure if the dumped materials were even waste. A spokesman said the materials were 'good fills' useful to site formation and were not 'abandoned'. Under ...

  3. Mainland's Daifu sees gold in medical waste

    Posted Nov 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai Daifu Waste Management Holdings, a medical-waste-disposal firm which counts Goldman Sachs as a shareholder, plans aggressive acquisitions as it looks to exploit ... consolidate its position in the medical disposal sector. 'Medical waste disposal is a business under the direct oversight of the government,' he said. Daifu, which has not disclosed how much ...

  4. Fook Woo to turn waste into household products

    Posted Mar 15th 2010, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... to March 31 next year. The company, which started collecting waste paper in Hong Kong more than 40 years ago, today ships thousands of tonnes of paper up to four times a week from four collection ... recovered paper and tissue paper to multinational companies such as United States and Australian retailing giants Wal-Mart Stores and Woolworths. In addition to trading waste paper, which still ...

  5. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Shuanghui Intl's Smithfield purchase may raise US hackles

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Hong Kong and New York US pork giant bought by mainland meat firm China’s Shuanghui International plans to buy Smithfield Foods Inc for US$4.7 billion (HK$36.5 billion) to feed ... And at least one member of Congress said the deal raised alarms about food safety, noting Shuanghui was forced to recall tainted pork in the past. “I have deep doubts about whether this merger best ...

  6. Schools offer food for thought

    Posted Jun 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Food lovers in Hong Kong are spoilt for choice, with everything from dai pai dong serving up cheap, tasty food to a host of Michelin-starred restaurants offering local, regional and international delights to tickle the taste buds of even the most hardened of food critics. The food here inspires an ever-growing number of people to take classes in cooking, in the hopes of replicating ...

  7. Taste for halal restaurants not shared by food giants

    Posted Jun 13th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Martin

    ... there has been a trend to make more restaurants halal,' said Hameed Jalal, chairman of the trustees, employing the Arabic term for food complying with Islamic dietary laws. Jalal's organisation oversees the certification of halal food in Hong Kong and some Muslim communities abroad. Last year the Tourism Board advertised 14 halal restaurants in a guidebook entitled Destination ...

  8. Business - China Business - ACQUISITION

    Huiyuan Juice buys founder's assets

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... market as consumers became increasingly aware of food safety. "Chinese people are increasingly caring more about the health benefits of different food and drinks," he said. "I am ...

  9. Second white-knight consortium plans rescue of Fu Ji Food

    Posted Feb 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Another 'white knight' has offered to buy bankrupt Olympic Games caterer Fu Ji Food and Catering Services Holdings, which is in provisional liquidation. A consortium formed by a director of a financial company, a founder of a mainland fast-food chain and an investment company announced their intentions yesterday. Heading the venture is Stanley Choi Chiu-fai, ...

  10. Taiwanese food experts plan to visit mainland

    Posted Sep 24th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... on the tainted milk crisis. The announcement, made yesterday by Taiwanese Premier Liu Chao-shiuan, comes as some food-processing factories and bakeries on the island were found to have used mainland dairy products in making cakes, breads and drinks. 'We need to organise a team of experts, including food-safety specialists and related physicians, to gather information and get a full ...




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